Which Literary Theory Gave Me the Most Insight?

I think that the literary theory that gave me the most insight for Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaid's Tale" was the feminist theory. I felt that the feminist theory was very applicable to this novel because the main character is about a women is who is treated as an object and is oppressed in many ways. … Continue reading Which Literary Theory Gave Me the Most Insight?

The Handmaid’s Tale: Applying Feminist Theory

"The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood takes place in the dystopian society of Gilead, where a young woman named Offred serves as a "handmaid." These "handmaids" are essentially female slaves who have the sole purpose of breeding for their masters. Caught up in a world of constant surveillance, strict rules, and extreme punishment, the novel's protagonist, Offred, attempts to get … Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale: Applying Feminist Theory

The Handmaid’s Tale: Applying Archetypal Theory

"The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood takes place in the dystopian society of Gilead, where a young woman named Offred serves as a "handmaid." These "handmaids" are essentially female slaves who have the sole purpose of breeding for their masters. Caught up in a world of constant surveillance, strict rules, and extreme punishment, the novel's protagonist, Offred, attempts to get … Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale: Applying Archetypal Theory

The Handmaid’s Tale: Applying Reader’s Response Theory

"The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood takes place in the dystopian society of Gilead, where a young woman named Offred serves as a "handmaid." These "handmaids" are essentially female slaves who have the sole purpose of breeding for their masters. Caught up in a world of constant surveillance, strict rules, and extreme punishment, the novel's protagonist, Offred, attempts to get … Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale: Applying Reader’s Response Theory

Investigations in the Media: Led Zeppelin

Image by Rolling Stone Throughout history, there have been many different musical artists who used the songs of other artists as inspiration for their own songs. It has been done for as long as one can remember, and it is still being done today. However, there is a difference between using the work of other artists … Continue reading Investigations in the Media: Led Zeppelin

Personal Response to Serial Podcast Ep.1

Serial is a podcast hosted by Sarah Koenig. It focuses on a man named Adnan Syed, who was convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, in 1999. The podcast follows Koenig's investigation of the case.  In my opinion, the first episode of the Serial podcast was very interesting and intriguing. As a person who has an infatuation … Continue reading Personal Response to Serial Podcast Ep.1